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 Engineering News


August 3, 2015
60+ first-year engineering students arrive to UMass Dartmouth campus for Freshman Summer Institute
First-year engineering students work with other new freshmen, faculty, and student teaching assistants on a week-long engineering project
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July 8, 2015
UMass Dartmouth professor researching if re-refined engine oil in asphalt mix can past the test on New England roads
Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor Walaa Mogawer receives $550,131 from MassDOT to evaluate performance of a New England asphalt mixture designed using asphalt binders modified with Re-Refined Engine Oil Bottoms (REOB)
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May 27, 2015
Global Aquaculture Alliance and Preferred Freezer Services partnership empowers UMass Dartmouth students to build global aquaculture facilities database
UMass Dartmouth launches Preferred Freezer Services/Global Aquaculture Alliance Summer Internship Project
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May 22, 2015
Data Science for a Sustainable Future
UMass Dartmouth will be kicking off the Preferred Freezer Services/Global Aquaculture Alliance Summer Internship Project on Tuesday, May 26 at 11:00 AM at the Foster Administration Building, Board of Trustees Room.
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April 25, 2015
Engineering student Matthew Crossman (ECE) wins Best Paper Award at the Homeland Security Conference
Matthew A. Crossman, ECE Senior, won the Conference Best Paper Award, jointly with his advisor Prof. Hong Liu, at 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST), for their paper titled "Study of Authentication with IoT Testbed". This is the highest award presented by the conference.
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March 26, 2015
UMass Dartmouth professor's research helps improve teamwork of unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV)
Office of Naval Research awards Engineering Professor Ramprasad Balasubramanian $225,000 grant to address communication challenges in achieving multi-UUV autonomy
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February 4, 2015
UMass Dartmouth student proposes drones in the air to help drivers find parking spots on the ground
Doctoral candidate Amir Ehsani Zonouz wins Siemens Mobility IDEA Contest for Smart Parking System
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January 30, 2015
UMassD Q&A on Deflategate with Mechanical Engineering Professor Alex Fowler
The National Football League is currently investigating the New England Patriots to determine why game balls used AFC Championship game were under-inflated. The "Deflategate" scandal continues to make national headlines in the lead up to the Super Bowl. According to the most recent reports, the NFL has requested the help of Columbia University's Physics Department. UMass Dartmouth Mechanical Engineering Professor Alex Fowler provides his thoughts on the science of Deflategate, Bill Nye, and what the NFL could do moving forward.
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January 26, 2015
UMassD Q&A on Asteroid heading past Earth with Physics Professor Alan Hirshfeld
"I may grab my favorite binoculars and give it a shot myself." -- Don Yeomans, manager of NASA's Near Earth Object Program Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California
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January 15, 2015
UMassD Q&A on Cyber Security with Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Lance Fiondella
"If we're going to be connected, then we need to be protected." -- President Obama
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December 14, 2014
Prof. Liudong Xing (ECE) selected Leo M. Sullivan Teacher of the Year
Professor Liudong Xing of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has been honored with the Leo M. Sullivan Teacher of the Year award for 2014.  The award was presented at a Faculty Federation banquet on December 3, 2014.
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November 19, 2014
UMass Dartmouth named Best College for Online Master's in Computer Science
UMass Dartmouth ranked Top 20 in nation by Computer Science Online for outstanding online master's program in computer science
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November 5, 2014
UMass Dartmouth named top producer in United States of master's degrees in Physics
UMass Dartmouth recognized by American Physical Society for number of master physics degrees granted
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October 15, 2014
UMass Dartmouth student earns three prize ribbons for 'People Mover' at World Maker Faire
First year student Adrian Niles, of Brockton, MA earns two Editor's Choice and Best in Class ribbons at 5th annual Faire in New York
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September 26, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Professor receives four National Science Foundation grants totaling $900K for wireless monitoring of premature infants and other eHealth initiatives
Electrical and Computer Engineering Assistant Professor Honggang Wang's work to enhance secure wireless communication of patient data and reduce health care costs
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September 25, 2014
UMass Dartmouth Professor receives National Science Foundation grant for collaborative research on role of eddies on phytoplankton in subpolar North Atlantic
Mechanical Engineering Professor Amit Tandon receives $324,615 for "Role of Mixed Layer Eddies on Phytoplankton Productivity in Seasonally Variable Regimes"
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September 24, 2014
PlayStation 3 supercomputer places UMass Dartmouth #1 in the world in code cracking challenge list
Professor Gaurav Khanna's PS3 cluster, built to study black holes and cybersecurity, generates 50 billion keys per second with 1 in 10 chance of winning the international cryptography contest
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September 16, 2014
CEO of Avon Products, Inc. and UMass Dartmouth Alumna Sheri McCoy to visit campus September 22 for Leadership & Innovation Campus Talk
Prior to campus talk, Sheri McCoy to join University officials for ribbon cutting of new Bioengineering Laboratory
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September 4, 2014
Professor Tandon (MNE) leads new collaborative NSF Award
Title Collaborative Research: Role of mixed layer eddies on phytoplankton productivity in seasonally variable regimes
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September 3, 2014
UMass Dartmouth's novel supercomputer takes it to the top of the well-known RC5 cryptography challenge
Professor Gaurav Khanna of the Physics Department and Associate Director of the Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research (CSCVR), and others, have built a novel supercomputer using consumer video-gaming components (over a hundred Sony PlayStations and multiple AMD Radeon graphics-cards) that has enabled the campus' rank to soar to the absolute top of the RC5-72 contest participant list.
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